Serious Mental Illness (Really Brain Disease) System Reform Book


A Street Social Worker Tells What It's Really Like, by Pete Earley:

A Clinician's Snapshot of a Revolving Door, by the Treatment Advocacy Center:

Seeking Inpatient Treatment? The Mentally Ill Need Not Apply, by the Treatment Advocacy Center:

One Source. One Organ., by the Treatment Advocacy Center:

Illustration by Ivan Potter-Smith


About the Author

Lynn Nanos is a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker in her twelfth year as a full-time mobile emergency psychiatric clinician in Massachusetts. After graduating from Columbia University with a Master of Science in Social Work, she worked as an inpatient psychiatric social worker for approximately seven years. She is an active member of the National Shattering Silence Coalition that advocates for the seriously mentally ill population. She serves on its Steering, Interdepartmental Serious Mental Illness Coordinating Committee committees, and co-chairs its Blog committee. 


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